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21 days?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Twigs, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Twigs

    Twigs Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    This is my first go.
    Now on day 21, three buff and three blue orpingtons.
    No sign of pipping. How long should i leave them before I give up.

    Roy
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    What incubator?

    What style? (Forced air or still air)

    What temps?

    What humidity?

    How did you count?

    EX: hour 0-hour 23 and 59 minutes = day 1, hour 24- hour 47 and 59 minutes day 2

    Did you candle?

    Did you go into lockdown on time?

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    Oh and : [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2011
  3. Memphisjourney2seramas

    Memphisjourney2seramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2011
    have you candled and made sure that they are not clear. I usually wait at least 2-3 more days.
     
  4. Twigs

    Twigs Out Of The Brooder

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    home-style incubator, not specific for eggs.
    Temperature kept at 100 degrees,
    50 humidity,
    went into lockdown on time, humidity kept at 60
     
  5. deeps

    deeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Try candling (Holding a flashlight to the egg to see into it) one of them to make sure they're still kicking. But I don't think you have a problem. I made a homemade incubator and none of my eggs hatched until late night on the 22nd day, probably after midnight so basically day 23.

    My temp did get a little low a few times though, I think that is what delayed my hatch
     
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2011
  6. Twigs

    Twigs Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, will wait at least another day or so, and report back!
     

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